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Michael Jasny

Michael Jasny Director, Marine Mammal Protection Project, Land & Wildlife Program

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Michael Jasny is director of NRDC's Marine Mammal Protection Project. He is a leading expert in the law and policy of ocean noise pollution, and has worked domestically and internationally for more than a decade through high-profile litigation, lobbying, science-based policy development, and public advocacy to improve regulation of this emergent global problem. Michael is also engaged in securing protection for endangered marine mammal populations and critical habitat, opposing development projects that threaten marine mammals off the U.S. and Canada, and improving management of fisheries, whale-watching, and other sectors under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the nation's leading instrument for the conservation of these species.

Michael is the author of several NRDC reports and author or co-author of various publications in legal, policy, and scientific journals. He holds a bachelor's degree from Yale College and J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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